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What are environmental modifications?

Changes in the physical and social environment to facilitate greater independence and to reduce the impact of a person's cognitive behaviour difficulties

Remove or manipulation of precipitating environmental factors (eg padded beds)

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What is an example of a compensatory cognitive intervention?

Use of cues and aids to assist compensation of deficit

3

For what types of injuries can cognitive rehab be used?

Trauma

Stroke

4

What model of rehab is currently used?

Active participation model

- real world skills 

- focus on enhancing participation and reducing functional limitations

5

What is a positive outcome of brain training?

Keeping the mind active to stave off the decline that occurs with age

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For what type of deficits are environmental modifications effective?

People with

- reduced insight

- reduced self monitoring and regulation

- significant/catatrophic attentional, memory and executive deficits

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What are the two alternative strategies in cognitive rehab?

Help them fix the deficit

Help them will to work around or mitigate the deficit